Sustainable Fabrics Market Research Report – Forecast till 2030

Sustainable Fabrics Market Information By Product Type (Organic, Regenerated, Recycled, Natural), Application (Clothing, Furnishing, Medical, Others), and Region — Forecast Till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/5966-HCR | 188 Pages | Published By Anshula Mandaokar on March 2023         

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Sustainable Fabrics Market

The Global Sustainable Fabrics Market is expected to reach over USD 69.5 Billion by 2030, with a CAGR of 12.50% from (2021-2030).

By Product Type Organic Regenerated Recycled Natural
By Application Clothing Furnishing Medical Others
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Grasim   Vivify Textiles   Foss Performance Materials   Teijin Limited   US Fibers   Pure Waste Textiles Ltd   Polyfibre Industries   Wellman Advanced Materials   Textil Santanderina   Pilipinas Ecofiber Corp
Market Driving Forces   The rising degree of awareness regarding sustainable materials technologies fabrics
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Sustainable Fabric Market Overview

The sustainable fabric market is expected to gain a market value of USD 69.5 billion by 2030 at a CAGR of 12.50% from 2022-2030.

Sustainable fabrics are made from sustainable materials, such as recycled materials or clothes made of sustainable crops. Sustainable clothes are also eco-friendly.

The textile industry is driven by several factors, such as the expanding online fashion market, rising disposable income, and the development of high-quality fabrics. In addition, strict government regulations have furthered the process of adopting eco-friendly practices. Furthermore, Regulations have been imposed on the manufacturing and disposal of synthetic sources of fiber production across the economy. This trend has led to a shift in preference toward eco-friendly alternatives, such as organic cotton demand for this material is predicted to increase over the forecast period. However, the market has been negatively influenced by rapidly increasing prices of organic cotton and other eco-friendly alternatives. The higher cost of fertilizers, expensive equipment, and occasional crop failures due to climate change contribute to decreased demand for organic fiber products. According to Green America, Textile dyeing is one of the biggest polluters of water globally, using an average of 20,000 liters for one batch. It takes about 5000 gallons for a single t-shirt and pair of jeans to be produced. The textile industry is one of the three water-wasting industries in China and will discharge 2.5 billion tons of wastewater per year.

COVID-19 Analysis

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted people's lives and has hampered production and manufacturing. The sustainable fabric market is challenging because it has to balance both people's and businesses' needs. The workforce issue and production problems have also made growth in the industry difficult. The worldwide industry is currently assessing the situation, and global governments are taking cost-effective measures that have been proven successful in containing the pandemic. The market players are witnessing the need to turn to normalcy and carry on their business to earn revenue to keep up with the market trends and establish a supply and demand balance in the global market premises.

The rising need to return to the normal flow of demand, production, and supply is pushing the market players to work with key industry experts to provide clients with the best insights into the market and meet their demands.

Competitive Landscape

The sustainable fabrics industry shows that the market is witnessing a huge rise in global market competition based on the recent developments that have been undertaken during the ongoing forecast period. The role of the following players is the most prominent:

  • Grasim (India)

  • Vivify Textiles (Switzerland)

  • Foss Performance Materials (US)

  • Teijin Limited (Japan)

  • US Fibers (US)

  • Pure Waste Textiles Ltd (Finland)

  • Polyfibre Industries (India)

  • Wellman Advanced Materials (US)

  • Tangshan Sanyou Group Xingda Chemical Fibre Co. Ltd (China)

  • Textil Santanderina SA (Spain)

  • Shanghai Tenbro Bamboo Textile Co. Ltd (China)

  • Pilipinas Ecofiber Corp. (Philippines)

  • David C. Poole Company, Inc (US)

  • China Bambro Textile Co. Ltd (China)

Market Dynamics


The rising degree of awareness regarding sustainable materials technologies fabrics is driving the fabric market globally during the forecast period. The policies and rules of some of the regional and global governments like 100% FDI textile and as far as the garment sector is concerned, it is witnessing the enhanced implementation of the government schemes under the ministry of textiles like up-gradation of technology scheme, silk sector schemes, skill development schemes, integrated wool development program, handicrafts schemes, jute sector schemes, amongst others like power loom sector schemes, jute sector schemes are the factors that help drive the industry towards growth and expansion during the forecast period that will be ending in 2028.


However, the contamination of natural sources of water because of the disposal acts is one of the major issues that will restrain the market from growing during the forecast period. Also, the landfills are being filled up to make up for the wastage of the textile industry and fabrics are resulting in major discomfort and havoc in the environmental conditions and regulations. The global industry is resulting in a bad impact on the environment. Hence, to reduce the impact, the sustainable fabrics textile is given a huge degree of consideration by researchers, manufacturers, and end-users.

Technology Analysis

The expanding degree of the textile industry in the global market premises is inclusive of countries like India and China is providing lucrative opportunities to the key players working in these regions to expand in the sustainable fabrics market size globally. The rising cases of population, are followed by the employment trends that are giving rise in per capita income, increasing the user’s purchasing power, changing their standards of living, and the growth in the e-commerce industry that will affect the market growth at an excellent level during the forecast period that will be ending in 2028.

Segment Overview

The sustainable fabrics market share is witnessing a major surge and major demand in the global market premises owing to the excellent functions and the attempts of the players to reduce the product cost in comparison to the cost of the conventional fabrics. The global sustainable fabrics market segments are:

  • Based on the market technology-

The advancement of technology in the sustainable fabrics industry provides appropriate solutions for the treatment of the environmental workers that are saving the environment with their efforts and further, provide innovative market solutions to the globalized fashion drive textile and the apparel industry for keeping up with the trends and tastes of the target audience. The impact of technology takes the help of huge market measures towards progress. The manufacturers of the global market are making use of innovative research designs to promote business practices on a large scale.

  • Based on the market type-

The sustainable fabrics market trends include the use of textiles include organic fabrics, regenerated fabrics, and recycled fabrics. Organic textile fabrics are understood to be regenerated from non-genetically modified plants and are grown through the controlled settings of soil and water that are having an absence of pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals. Organic cotton is emerging as the most popular organic fabric in the entire world. Cellulose that is extracted from tree wood is dissolved in chemicals and combinations and through this, the regenerated fabrics are made.

Regional Analysis

The sustainable fabrics market value is rising and is likely to be the maximum in fice major regions across the globe. These are North America, Europe, the APAC region, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa. The Asia Pacific was the largest and most dominant market for sustainable fabrics market share during the historic forecast period that had ended in 2019 and is expected to continue throughout the ongoing forecast period. The region is known to hold a market share of 38% in 2019. North America was the second-largest market for fabrics during the historic forecast period in 2019. In this region, the developing and spreading awareness about sustainability and strong demand for fashionable sustainable fabrics for clothing supports and is resulting in the growth of the market.

After North America, Europe held the largest market in terms of market size. There are strong players in the market region and this fact is being coupled with a large-scale demand for clothing and furnishing demand textile fabrics in this market region. Latin America, during the ongoing forecast period of 2021-2028, is expected to exhibit a high degree of demand whereas the Middle East and Africa are expected to exhibit high CAGR growth during the forecast period.

Recent developments

  • In September 2021, Grasim Industries Limited, has open a school in India weaving and spinning hub near Erode in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, which has benefited 1400 students annually.

  • In July 2022, A new sustainable fashion program has launched in Switzerland that sees signatories oblige to drive a more sustainable future for fashion by collaborating along the value chain in orientation with UN Sustainable Development Goals.

  • In February 2022, Teijin Limited agreed to form a business alliance with Fuji Design Co., Ltd, a Japanese company establishing a business structure to produce, supply, and sell products made from recycled carbon fibers using a low environmental impact process.

Report Overview

The sustainable fabrics market report covers the global functioning of the market during the forecast period and discusses the progress from the following points:

  • Market Overview

  • COVID 19 Analysis

  • Market Dynamics

  • Technology Analysis

  • Segment Overview

  • Regional Analysis

  • Competitive Landscape

  • Recent Developments

The global market report discusses the impact of the pandemic on the market operations and further discusses the segments that will lead to the market expansion and enhancement in the period.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030 : USD 69.5 Billion
  CAGR   12.50% CAGR (2021-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022 to 2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units    Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Application, End-Use Industry and Region.
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd. (India), Lenzing AG (Austria), Grasim (India), Teijin Limited (Japan), Wellman Advanced Materials (US), US Fibers (US), David C. Poole Company, Inc (US), Foss Performance Materials (US), Polyfibre Industries (India), Shanghai Tenbro Bamboo Textile Co. Ltd (China), Tangshan Sanyou Group Xingda Chemical Fibre Co. Ltd (China), Pilipinas Ecofiber Corp. (Philippines), China Bambro Textile Co. Ltd (China), Textil Santanderina, SA (Spain), Pure Waste Textiles Ltd (Finland), and Vivify Textiles (Switzerland).
  Key Market Opportunities   The rise in population, rise in per capita income, increase in the user’s purchasing power, changing standard of living,
  Key Market Drivers   Awareness regarding the sustainable materials technologies fabrics is driving the fabric market globally.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The sustainable fiber so produced if has less impact on the environment and the fabric so produced is of good quality then the market growth will increase.

Globally the sustainable market to reach USD 69.5 Billion by 2030

The sustainable fabric market is projected at a CAGR of 12.50% from 2021 to 2030.